Transnational Otaku: Anime, The Internet, and The World
Hosted by Ethan Woodard
Die-hard fans of a particular kind of Japanese culture all over the world have come to be known by the word 'Otaku'. There have always been Otaku outside of Japan, but in the last fifteen years there has been an explosion in the international Otaku population. What explains this growth? What do these Otaku look and act like? Where are they from and where do they go from here? The presentation and following discussion will engage all these questions and more.
Fri, 03/21/2014 at 10:00 AM in Hynes - Panel 306